Review of Roger Crisp, The Cosmos of Duty: Henry Sidgwick's Methods of Ethics [Book Review]

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Anthony Skelton
University of Western Ontario
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This is a critical review of Roger Crisp's The Cosmos of Duty. The review praises the book but, among other things, takes issue with some of Crisp's criticisms of Sidgwick's view that resolution of the free will problem is of limited significance to ethics and with Crisp's claim that in Methods III.xiii Sidgwick defends an axiom of prudence that undergirds rational egoism.
Keywords Henry Sidgwick  Utilitarianism  Egoism  Free will controversy
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